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10 facts about Athens

10 things you never knew about the Greek capital


by Sally Ashley-Cound


With a population of over 3 million people, Athens is Greece’s biggest city, as well as a centre for politics and tourism. Before you visit, here are some facts you might not know about the city, its attractions – and the world-class shopping to be found there.

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